The Light-House Speaker

The Presenter's Blog

Only one: a Light-House Speaker. Light-Houses serve one of two functions: They send out a light that indicates safe harbor, illuminating hope and direction. A Light-House speaker is one who performs both functions simultaneously, to two opposing audiences.

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Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama's 'a house built by slaves'

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a great example of the understatement in this speech: Obama opened talking about how she and the President have tried to raise their daughters, who essentially grew up in the White House.

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Trick or Treat: Costumes, Pumpkin Carving, Harry Potter Hogwarts School Halloween House Will Treat Visitors to Augmented Reality “Wizardry”

Duarte Blog

Harry Potter: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Halloween House. The Albertson Halloween House is created by the community (neighbors, co-workers, school friends and more) in the Northside neighborhood in San Jose, CA having been a regular Halloween favorite for 15 years.

House of Lords expenses: Lord Rees-Mogg on gravy trains

Max Atkinson

Last year, he managed to clock up a grand total of £41,643 in tax-free ‘allowances’ for his 121 days attendance at the House of Lords. Tags: rees-mogg MP expenses house of lords

White House staffers resettle in Silicon Valley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kudos for the FT’s Hannah Kuchler for reporting on the number of Obama-era White house staffers who’ve gone West and taken up lucrative speechwriting and communications roles in Silicon Valley.

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Ghostwriters/Speechwriters - Guess You & In-House Clients Will Be Winging It Commercial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A standard in corporate ghostwriting/speechwriting has been to ride the private corporate jet, along with the in-house executive client. There would be a flight attendant to dispense beverages and deluxe nuts. Usually the boarding was at a suburban location.

An orator returns to the House of Commons

Max Atkinson

Twitter has been alive with mixed feelings about George Galloway's return to the House of Commons via the Bradford West by-election.

Famous Speech Friday: Jackie Kennedy's 1962 televised tour of the White House

The Eloquent Woman

television networks aired an unprecedented public speaking tour de force by a woman, when First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy led a televised tour of the White House and its just-completed $2 million renovations. Fifty years ago on Valentine's Day 1962, major U.S.

Drudge Report Crows House Passed Kate's Law, Ending Federal Grants for Sanctuary Cities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today it headlines with the news that two bills passed the House which will make it tougher for illegal immigrants.  Of course, the House passage of these two bills is a solid victory for the Trump Administration. The Drudge Report has swung right again.

Drudge Report & Coming Clean Sweep - Can That Rid White House of Comey Ghost

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report frames the widely-talked-about coming clean sweep of White House staff and cabinet members as a move by a president who now has nothing to lose. The ghost of the Comey firing hovers over the White House.

Ashdown on House of Lords reform: fine speech, but.

Max Atkinson

Regular readers will know that I take a very dim view of how seats in the House of Lords are allocated and the half-hearted approach to reform taken by Labour during its 13 years in power, not to mention the way some peers behave (for more on which, see links below).

That Dog Fight in White House - Of Course, Non-Family-Member Steve Bannon Is Losing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No one will be surprised if there is a White House announcement that Bannon has exited to return to journalism, or the version of it he had practiced. Presidential Administrations always have power struggles.

White House Top Lawyer Don McGahn - Who Is His Client?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Washington Post broke the story yesterday that top White House lawyer Don McGahn, former Jones Day partner, allegedly knew of suspicions about Rob Porter's abuse of his two former spouses.

Not All Corporations Outsourcing - Some Pulling Back Work In-House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With the cuts in the number of outside counsel, in-house budgets and manpower are expanding. A growing role in in-house legal departments is the legal operations professional.

96% of BBC television news of phone-hacking ignored the House of Commons debate

Max Atkinson

My optimism about the televising of the phone-hacking debate in the House of Commons yesterday was, as I feared, short-lived ( HERE ). I'd ended my post on it with an open question about Chris Bryant, M.P., whose speech had opened proceedings.

Gabriel Sherman - Covering White House Theatrics Glutted Territory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Currently, Sherman's focused on the theatrics of the Trump White House. White House. Photos of Roger Ailes and Bob Dilenschneider. Of course, a seasoned journalist like Gabriel Sherman will always find high-profile media assignments.

Prostitutes as Way of Life: From Summit of the Americas to senior citizen housing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Summit of the Americas there are likely some ticked off prostitutes.    They will be not getting some of the business they had counted on.    Of course, there are also some ticked off U.S.

Drudge Report Turns to Twitter to Turn on White House - Beefs about No Tax Cuts, No Repeal of Obamacare Penalty Tax

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, the Drudge Report's founder Matt Drudge took on the White House on Twitter. We recall that The Murdoch Boys at Fox News pushed back against the White House's immigration order. The Drudge Report is no longer the echo chamber for Trumpism rhetoric.

The Haunted Cheever House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right in time for Halloween, Susan Cheever talks in The Wall Street Journal  about the family house, built in the state of New York in 1799. The house holds painful family secrets. The house also contains good memories which Susan recounts.

Make a "message house" to give your key points context

The Eloquent Woman

Knight Foundation that solves the problem neatly: Put your three key points into a "message house" so you can easily see how to introduce them and put them in context.

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

Nancy Pelosi - Leadership in House in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

House Minority leader progressive Nancy Pelosi. House leader since 2003. House minority leadership. The Drudge Report is making hay of the confusion and fear after the Republican win in the special election in Georgia.

Random House and Penguin to Be Combined

TJ Walker Interactive

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White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Humor Power

The annual White House Correspondents’ dinner is always a great study in roast-style humor It’s an opportunity for the President to use self-deprecation and to review the year with humor. Humor In Speaking Obama and O''Brien self-deprecation White House Correspondents'' Dinner

Conservative Drudge Report Headlines with Netanyahu Scandal, Not FBI Outing White House Knew Allegations about Porter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, this evening on ABC, David Muir opens the news program with the FBI assertion that the White House knew about the domestic-violations allegations associated with Bob Porter. Stunner.

The White House & The Two First Ladies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After the grayness of the Mamie and Dwight Eisenhower years, Jackie Kennedy, along with her dashing husband, transformed the White House into a salon for global sophisticates. Older generations remember Jackie's historic televised tour of the White House.

House Republicans spending $2 million to fight Gay Marriage

TJ Walker Interactive

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White House, nonprofit groups battle over charitable deductions

TJ Walker Interactive

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The House: Tarnished Symbol for Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The House has gone from being one kind of nest egg for retiring to the reason why more aging Americans have to remain in the workforce. Rather than the asset to leverage for a financially comfortable retirement, the house might have become an obstacle for the majority of the middle class.

Friday = Cruellest Day of All in White House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This Friday, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was axed. Last Friday, head of White house communications Sean Spicer left.    Friday is turning out to be the cruelest day of all in the Trump Administration White House.

Breaking News On House Offer to Obama

TJ Walker Interactive

Housing Advocate, Northern San Mateo County, CA (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Good back door for entering political arena. Here are details and how to apply. careers

White House - Anthony Scaramucci Out as Communications Head

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That has been official White House protocol. The official reason given for the abrupt departure of Anthony Scaramucci is that the new chief of staff John Kelly needs to select his own team. Those team members include the head of communications. For about 11 days Scaramucci had held that title.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 54)

Manner of Speaking

Tags: Quotes for Public Speakers Australia Australian House of Representatives Business Keith Hancock public speaking quotes quotations quotes

White House Correspondents Dinner — Implied Punch Line

Humor Power

President Obama showcased his comedy skills at the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner. “These days, the House Republicans actually give John Boehner a. Humor In Speaking implied punch line Political Humor White House Correspondents'' Dinner In addition to using good comic timing and self-deprecation, the President also made good use of the Implied Punch Line.

Preet Bharara Nukes White House with Twitter Comedy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On his Tweeter feed The Preet (Preet Bharara) is hilarious. It's put together inn a highly sophisticated manner. Actually, it's just the the way writers create the comic monologues for late night. So, who knows, that line of work - humor - could be his Next.

Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech

Manner of Speaking

Obama brought intelligence, dignity and character to the White House. Yesterday, 10 January 2017, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago. It is the end of an era. As the first black President, Obama broke a barrier that seemed impenetrable … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Barack Obama Donald Trump public speaking

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White House Lawyers, Jones Day, Clients Such as Sherwin-Williams

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As many know, there are more than 10 former Jones Day lawyers in the White House. If members of the White House are convicted of crimes, one wonders the fate of the lawyers who assisted and enabled them. In a memo, Jenna Greene of Litigation Daily's Daily Dicta reminds the world that Adolf Hitler's personal attorney was hung at Nuremberg. He was Hans Frank. Then Greene goes on to point to the lawyers and law firms associated with now-U.S. president-Donald Trump.